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Story courtesy St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation

On October 4, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) hosted a double Grand Opening, celebrating the installation of a medical imaging SPECT-CT and new operating theatre technology at St. Paul’s Hospital. Read the rest of this entry »

Reprinted with permission from The Life Line, SPH Staff Newsletter

By Jean Morrison, President and CEO of St. Paul’s Hospital, Saskatoon Health Region

This spring, I received an email from Dr. Morris Markentin, informing me that one of the residents who had stayed at Sanctum Care Home had passed away. Dr. Markentin said the resident was a very special person who influenced Sanctum more than they helped her, and had taught him something that he had thought he already knew. Read the rest of this entry »

St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon has, over the years, found a way to add healing character to its hospital environment by painting some of its white ceiling tiles colourfully, and with meaning.

Painted ceiling tiles at St. Paul's Hospital - Set 1 Read the rest of this entry »

“Ready to go. New clothes and shoes that are too big after 5 tries,” was the first message Jean Morrison tweeted in the early morning hours of June 17. She, and nine other local celebrities, were about to set out to experience homelessness in Saskatoon for 36 hours as part of Sanctum Survivor, a city-wide fundraiser to increase awareness and understanding of the many challenges faced by people living with HIV who also experience poverty, homelessness and chronic illness. Read the rest of this entry »

Life can throw you some curve balls. But sometimes, those curve balls can result in a home run.

You’re standing at first base, helping to coach your daughter’s softball team when your eight-year-old son, crying hysterically, comes running out from the stands with a bleeding nose. What seems like moments later, you find yourself in the children’s emergency department at Royal University Hospital, being told his nose is broken. Read the rest of this entry »

Twice every day, they stop someone’s heart.

Perfusionists are a rare breed in the health care world. There aren’t many of them, and their patients rarely remember them as part of their health care team. Yet their work is heart-stopping, in both the literal and figurative sense. Read the rest of this entry »

The “Blueprint of Life” mural behind St. Paul’s Hospital Cameco Community Renal Building (across 20th Street from hospital) is now complete. Read the rest of this entry »

On May 27, organizers of the annual Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic announced that Willie Desjardins, Bryan Trottier and George Reed will golf in this year’s Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic at the Dakota Dunes Golf Links on July 19. Read the rest of this entry »